U.S. lawmakers have for years been assailing companies for dodging taxes with overseas maneuvers. But now that the European Union has done something about it by trying to wrest back billions of dollars from Apple, those officials have offered a response viewed by many as rife with hypocrisy: collective outrage.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports small job growth in the Kansas City metropolitan area from June 2016 to July 2017. Information services posted the biggest percentage decline among major job sectors. Manufacturing and professional and business services were the big percentage gainers.
Developers are renovating buildings and repopulating East 63rd Street in Kansas City with small businesses and residences. A City Council committee backed the latest zoning request to add a floor to one of the buildings.
The Kansas City-based company said the project will expand the plant’s boxed beef storage and shipping capabilities, including new sorters and shipping lanes. The project is expected to be completed in late spring 2017.
Cuban music and a water canon salute helped send off the first commercial flight to cross the Florida Straits to Cuba in decades Wednesday morning, ushering in a new era in the ever-warming relations between the U.S. and the island nation.
Volkswagen's new SUV comes with a feature that automatically controls braking to each wheel as the seven-seater descends on slippery off-road terrain. The German automaker is staking its hopes on the new model being just as adept at arresting the company's sales woes in the United States.
Health officials are strengthening warnings about the potentially fatal consequences of mixing prescription painkillers and sedatives like Xanax, saying the combination can lead to breathing problems, coma and death.
As summer temperatures soared outside, the world's largest indoor theme park, featuring popular Marvel and Cartoon Network-branded rides, opened its doors to the public on Wednesday in the Middle East's tourist hub of Dubai — the latest in a myriad of new attractions here.
The White House on Wednesday announced the members of a new oversight board to help manage Puerto Rico's debt-stricken economy, with President Barack Obama expressing confidence that the panel can turn around a dire financial situation.
Apple is set to release its new generation of iPhone next week and leaked documents show the phone won’t have an earphone jack. The new headphones will use the Lightning charging port and the phone will come with an adapter for users who want to keep upgraded headphones.
On her first visit to China as Britain's prime minister, Theresa May will try to reassure Beijing that she wants to strengthen ties despite her delay on a decision over whether to approve a Chinese-backed nuclear power plant in southwestern England.
At the Frontier Justice shooting range in Lee's Summit, quite a proportion of Tuesday's customers are seniors. The statistics from the National Rifle Association shows more and more older people are acquiring guns for recreational pleasure as well as self-protection.